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SCOTUS Hears Arguments on Foreign Lost Profits Case

One of this year’s most-watched patent cases held oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court. Depending on how broadly the court rules, the outcome...
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Companies Can Still Craft Data Breach Plans for GDPR

The grace period is winding down on a massive data security regulation that is front-of-mind for many U.S. in-house counsel. The European Union’s General Data...

FLSA Compliance Shifts in Tip Retention, Overtime Exemption

Between the end of March and the beginning of April, all three branches of government generated significant developments in wage-and-hour compliance. A new amendment...

SCOTUS: State Courts Can Keep Federal Securities Class Actions

More companies might be stuck defending federal securities claims in state courts following a new decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. Justice Elena Kagan delivered...

6th Circuit Rules Discrimination Violates Civil Rights Act

The 6th Circuit on March 7 ruled that discrimination against transgender employees is a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Colorado’s...

Department of Justice to Expand Self-Disclosure Program

The U.S. Department of Justice favors its cooperation program for foreign bribery cases enough that it wants to apply it to other white-collar criminal...

Colorado Supreme Court Shuts Door on Stale Wage Claims

In a decision that potentially affects all employers and workers in Colorado, the state’s highest court ruled that employees, when fired, can’t seek unpaid...

SEC ‘Laser-Focused’ on Cybersecurity Issues

As data security breaches and privacy protection become a greater financial concern for companies, so do they for those companies’ investors. The Securities and...

Bill to Slow ‘Drive-By Lawsuits’ Passes U.S. House

A congressional bill that aims to curb so-called "drive-by lawsuits" under Title III passed the House of Representatives on Feb. 15 and is on...
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EEOC Lays Out Detailed Enforcement Plan

This month, the federal government’s antidiscrimination watchdog released enforcement statistics as well as a detailed roadmap for pursuing claims, giving employers both a detailed...